Brocklehurst, J.F.
Introduction
John Fielden Brocklehurst
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
(a) Gordon letters
(b) Letters to Brocklehurst
(c) Ibrahim Pasha Fawzi
2. Maps
3. Photographs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Brocklehurst, J.F.
Dates of creation:
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

John Fielden Brocklehurst

(1852-1921)

1874 Entered Army
1882 Egyptian War
1884-1885 Nile expedition
1894-1899 Commanded Royal Horse Guards
1899 Commanded 3rd Cavalry Brigade, Natal (Ladysmith)
1899 Appointed Equerry to Queen Victoria
1901 Appointed Equerry to Queen Alexandra
1914 Created 1st Baron Ranksborough


Arrangement

1. Personal correspondence
(a) Gordon letters
(b) Letters to J.F.B.
(c) Ibrahim Pasha Fawzi
2. Maps
3. Photographs

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
(a) Gordon letters
SAD.630/5/1-45
1877-1884
Xerox copies of original letters from General C.G. Gordon to Brocklehurst, with transcriptions:
SAD.630/5/1-3
1877 Mar 14
At Massawa en route to Senheit
SAD.630/5/4-8
1877 Mar 28
At Keren concerning negotiations with Walad-el-Michael (Wad Mikhail)
SAD.630/5/9-12
1877 Apr 14
At Kassala, concerning negotiations with John, King of Abyssinia and Wad Mikhail
SAD.630/5/13-15
1877 Jun 19
At Oomchanga [sic], Darfur re difficulties in suppressing revolt
SAD.630/5/16-19
1878 Jan 5
At Massawa, re affairs in Abyssinia
SAD.630/5/20-22
1882 Feb 3
At Port Louis, re the beauty of the Seychelles
SAD.630/5/23-25
1882 Nov 18
At Southampton re Arabi revolt in Egypt
SAD.630/5/26-27
1884 Jan 20
At Brindisi
SAD.630/5/28-30
1884 Jan 26
At E. Wood's house, Cairo, re discussions with Taufiq, Baring and Nubar prior to leaving for Khartoum
SAD.630/5/31-34
1884 Feb 8
At Abu Hamad, re his journey through the desert and hopes for the success of his mission
SAD.630/5/35-36
1884 Feb 28
At Assiout re success of his mission to Berber
SAD.630/5/37-38
1884 Mar 3
At Khartoum re his need for assistance from Zubayr
SAD.630/5/39-42
1884 Mar 7
At Khartoum, re the Mahdi
SAD.630/5/43-45
1884 Nov 26
At Khartoum re the possible loss of Stewart and his intention of going to the Congo
SAD.630/6/1-9
1884
Letters from Gen. C.G. Gordon to others:
SAD.630/6/1-3
1884 Jan 18
Gordon at Brussels, to Col. Stranch, A.D.C. to King Leopold II of Belgium informing him of his mission to the Sudan (unsigned draft)
SAD.630/6/5-6
1884 Jan 20
Postcard from Gordon to Gen. Sir Dighton Probyn on arrival at Brindisi re evacuation as the only possible course
SAD.630/6/7-9
Notes by Gordon on crusaders' armour in the Sudan
SAD.630/6/4,6; 630/6/10-12
1884
Letters from Viscount Wolseley:
SAD.630/6/4,6
1884 Jan 17
Telegram from Wolseley in London, to Gordon in Brussels requesting his immediate return
SAD.630/6/10-12
1884 Aug 27
Letter from Wolseley to Brocklehurst appointing him to special service in Egypt
SAD.630/7/1-14
1884
Transcript of letters to Gen. Gordon, Col. Stewart and Frank Power kept folded within a sealed paper endorsed ‘General Gordon ' and according to a later note ‘Found on an empty Box at the place where Stewart was murdered '
SAD.630/7/2-3
1884 Jun 12
Brocklehurst to Gordon at Khartoum
SAD.630/7/4-8
1884 Jun 13
Anonymous letter to Gordon, transcribed by `Abd al-Qadir al-Soueri, re plans to send a relief force to the Sudan
SAD.630/7/9-14
1884 Jun
Series of incomplete letters including Arnold Power and Mary Murphy to Frank Power, mainly concerning reaction in Britain to the Government's treatment of Gordon
(b) Letters to Brocklehurst
SAD.630/7/15-18
1885, 1901
Letters to Brocklehurst from P. Ralli, M.P. re attempts to recover Stewart's diary (630/7/15-17) and from Guy Francis Laking, F.S.A. re collection of armour in Brocklehurst's possession
SAD.630/9/8-12
[ca. 1980]
List of letters from General Gordon to Brocklehurst in the possession of the Brocklehurst family, as listed by Cheshire County Record Office
(c) Ibrahim Pasha Fawzi
SAD.630/8/1-51
1875-1908
Papers concerning the case of Ibrahim Pasha Fawzi V Egyptian Government (Minister of Finance) claiming a pension as Lewa from 1885, including transcripts in Arabic of Fawzi's case (630/8/1-34); translations of seven letters from Gordon to Fawzi (630/8/35-41); copy of judgement of the Court of Appeal (French, 630/8/42-48); and letters on the case from Maitre Carton de Wiart (Fawzi's counsel), to J.K. Watson and Watson to Sir Reginald Wingate (630/8/49- 51)
2. Maps
SAD.630/9/5
1877 Feb 19
Ms. map of the Sudan by C.E. Gordon, sent to Miss Brocklehurst (xerox copy)
3. Photographs
SAD.630/9/1-2,4,6,8
[n.d.]
Photographs of Gen. C.G. Gordon, by Adams and Scanlan, Southampton, with transcripts of endorsements
SAD.630/9/3,6-8
Photograph of Brocklehurst in uniform with transcript of endorsement